Winners of the Neuro Film Festival Announced

April 11, 2010

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TORONTO - The American Academy of Neurology Foundation is pleased to announce the winning entries for the 2010 Neuro Film Festival, a new contest to raise awareness through video about the need to for more money to support research into the prevention, treatment and cure of brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, autism, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. 

FILMMAKER PRIZE ($1,000):
Awarded for the film exhibiting creativity in a technically polished presentation.
Tracking Evan: Caring, By the Numbers by Peter von Elling of Falls Church, Virginia.

STORYTELLER PRIZE ($500):
Awarded for the film exhibiting a high degree of originality.
CJD, A Personal Story by Shenly Glenn of San Francisco, California.

FAN FAVORITE PRIZE ($500):
Chosen by the public, via online ratings.
Tracking Evan: Caring, By the Numbers by Peter von Elling of Falls Church, Virginia.

The winning films are being screened at the Neuro Film Festival in Toronto during Stop Brain Disorders Week beginning Sunday, April 10, 2010, in conjunction with the Academy’s 62nd Annual Meeting, which is the world’s largest meeting of neurologists.  Read the press release or watch the winning videos.